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Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more


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Does alcohol interact badly with accutane?

Yes: It is best to linitbalocohol while taking Accutane becasuecaccutane can raise triglycerides. ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix Accutane and alcohol?

Is it safe to mix Accutane and alcohol?

Absolutely not: Most people who start up on Accutane pledge not to take alcohol during the course of their treatment, for the sake of your liver and overall health. This is a remarkable medicine that's going to give you a new life without the liability of severe acne. Start it off right by keeping your promise and protecting your health. ...Read more

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Does alcohol decrease Accutane absorption?

Does alcohol decrease Accutane absorption?

Alcohol & Accutane: Drinking alcohol and taking Accutane can cause increased liver enzymes in which case the doctor would have to stop the accutane. Accutane can have several side effects. Drinking alcohol while using Accutane can worsen some of these side effects. For the benefit of your health limiting your alcohol consummation while on Accutane is best. ...Read more

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How long before i can have alcohol after taking Accutane or amnesteem?

Anytime really: Just be responsible with it like you normally would. ...Read more

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I've been on 40mg of Accutane for a month. And istill too much alcohol to have on accutane?

Please don't drink: If you take accutane. It isn't safe. Mixing alcohol & Accutane can lead to nausea, vomiting, rapid heart rate, feeling hot & tingly with flushing. This can be damaging to your liver. ...Read more

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I heard that in vinegar, there exists about 0.3 - 0.5% alcohol by producer. Can I use a little bit of rice vinegar in my diet when I am on accutane?

I heard that in vinegar, there exists about 0.3 - 0.5% alcohol by producer. Can I use a little bit of rice vinegar in my diet when I am on accutane?

Safe: I can find no reports of interactions of vinegar and accutane. As long as you only use a small amount of rice vinegar the amount of alcohol will be too small to have any negative effect. ...Read more

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Can I use vinegar (contains 5% acetic acid) in my diet when I am taking accutane? I'm scared that vinegar will be harmful to liver as alcohol.

Can I use vinegar (contains 5% acetic acid) in my diet when I am taking accutane? I'm scared that vinegar will be harmful to liver as alcohol.

Yes: There is no known interaction between Accutane and vinegar. Vinegar is made from fermented alcohol and sometimes a tiny trace of alcohol (less than 0.5%) may remain. This is not enough to interact with Accutane or harm your liver. ...Read more

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Is eating foods that have derived from alcohol or having been extracted using alcohol count as alcohol while off accutane? will i relapse with acne?

Is eating foods that have derived from alcohol or having been extracted using alcohol count as alcohol while off accutane? will i relapse with acne?

Alcohol interacts : with so many meds and supplements that it's best not to combine it with anything, specifically since Accutane has an Antabuse (disulfiram) effect while taking alcohol that could make you feel really sick to your stomach. Also,it will make Accutane less effective. Two negatives. So since you want Accutane to work, it's best to go alcohol-free for now. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol on Accutane (40mg)? Only for one night?(birthday!) is it dangerous?

Can i drink alcohol on Accutane (40mg)? Only for one night?(birthday!) is it dangerous?

The concern is..: That you have a much higher chance of developing pancreatitis, which is very painful and debilitating, if you drink while taking the Accutane, even just for a night. There is also concern for the effect on your liver as both drugs are processed through the liver. One drink may be ok, but you are taking chances past that. (Happy Birthday!) ...Read more

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Feeling occasional pain in kidney. Used Accutane for 6 months. Blood test good for HCG and related. Never drank alcohol. ?

Feeling occasional pain in kidney. Used Accutane for 6 months. Blood test good for HCG and related. Never drank alcohol. ?

Accutane: I doubt the pain is related to the Accutane. I would see your doctor, describe your symptoms and let the workup progress from there. ...Read more

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Is smoking marijuana bad while on accutane? How about drinking alcohol?

Is smoking marijuana bad while on accutane? How about drinking alcohol?

Don't do it: When you started up on accutane, you probably made a promise not to drink alcohol while you're taking it, to be good to your liver. You'd do well to keep this promise. Congratulations on your courage to take this medicine and clear your acne. It's a brave start to a new life. Why go into it goofy from smoking "weed" -- even if it's legal where you live? ...Read more

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